A bench warrant has been issued by a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State against a Commander of the Nigerian Navy Pathfinder, Rumuolumeni, Com. Sam BORA –Worship Media
According to Linda Ikeji, Bora was accused of failing to obey the court and refusing to release an arrested suspect. The Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, and his men were ordered to arrest and bring Bora to the court on December 3 to show cause why he should not be disciplined.
This decision taken by the court is after the plantiff’s lawyer Christian Woke filed a complaint against Naval officers for arresting his client Ledumbari Nafiri on August 2. He alleged that the Navy denied him access to his client and stopped a valid court order to release him.
“MY CLIENT WAS ARRESTED IN A COMMANDO STYLE WHEN THE NAVAL OFFICERS INVADED HIS HOUSE, TOOK AWAY HIS PROPERTIES AND HELD HIM INCOMMUNICADO.
“WHEN THE COURT FINALLY ORDERED THAT NAFIRI BE RELEASED, THE ORDER WAS SERVED ON SAM BORA, THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF NAVY PATHFINDER, RUMUOLUMINI, PORT HARCOURT. BUT HE REFUSED TO OBEY THE ORDER AND INSTEAD TRANSFERRED NAFIRI TO ABUJA. THE SAME ORDER WAS SERVED ON THE ABUJA NAVAL OFFICE AND THEY STILL REFUSED TO RELEASE HIM.”
The legal practitioner also disclosed that the warrant was issued against the high ranked Naval officer because he refused to answer the court three times.